The show opened with Tedd Long and Vickie Guerrero talking from the top of the ramp. Long announced there would be an eight man Money in the Bank ladder match at next month's pay-per-view and the winner could cash it in for a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship. Vickie Guerrero spoke before Drew McIntyre came out and ran down Long. Long informed McIntyre it's his show and reinstated Matt Hardy. McIntyre vs. Hardy is announced for later.
* Following the Smackdown opening, Big Show comes out. Kane vs. CM Punk in a no disqualification match is announced for later. Jack Swagger comes out and says he's protesting how he was treated at Fatal 4-Way and he's exercising his rematch clause against Rey Mysterio for the World Heavyweight Championship at Money in the Bank next month.
* Big Show b. Jack Swagger via disqualification after Swagger would not release an ankle lock despite Show getting to the ropes. The referee called for the bell as Show was carried to the back by several referees. The sight of the referees carrying Big Show drew a pop from the liv ecrowd.
* Footage of Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer over Christian & MVP is shown from last week.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston, Christian & MVP b. Curt Hawkins, Dolph Ziggler & Vance Archer in a 6-man tag team match.
* Backstage, Kane is talking to an empty casket. He says he's going to take off the head of the Straight Edge Society tonight in his no disqualification match with CM Punk. Kane slammed the casket shut.
* Matt Hardy b. Drew McIntyre after hitting Twist of Fate. After the match, Teddy Long comes on the big screen and tells McIntyre because he didn't win the match, his Visa has expired and he's now in the country illegally. He says it's time to send Mr. McIntyre back to Scotland. McIntyre is upset as the crowd chants him goodbye.
Cody Rhodes and Husky Harris out for an in-ring promo. Rhodes put over his looks.
* Backstage, Dolph Ziggler is telling Vickie Guerrero he is unhappy with their relationship. He demanded a title match before leaving.
* Kelly Kelly b. Rosa Mendes
* CM Punk vs. Kane doesn't see a winner in a no disqualification match. Kane chokeslammed Luke Gallows into a table and threw Punk into the crowd. Punk left but Kane followed, continuing the match throughout the arena. Kane chokeslammed him through a table but Punk recovered to the point where he was able to run across the street as Kane went after him.
* Teddy Long came out and announced Jack Swagger vs. Big Show in a cage match in a post-Smackdown dark match main event.
Dark Match Main Event:
* Big Show b. Jack Swagger in a cage match